MAPFRE USA, the leading personal and commercial auto writer and home insurer in Massachusetts, has named Dana Whiteley Senior Vice President of Business Development. Whiteley is an industry veteran who brings a wealth of technical knowledge and leadership experience to the position.
Whiteley, who is a Certified Public Accountant, has served in several leadership roles since joining the company in 2002, including Vice President of Internal Audit, Chief Underwriting Officer, and most recently, Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.
“Dana is a tremendous addition to our Business Development team, with deep knowledge of the business and proven success in building and leading teams and developing strong relationships,” said MAPFRE USA President and Chief Executive Officer Jaime Tamayo. “His dedicated leadership and keen insurance knowledge make him ideally suited to lead our business development team and drive our business forward.”
Whiteley will oversee MAPFRE’s business development strategy in Massachusetts and the company’s Northeast Region, exploring new insurance solutions to drive sales and enhance the agent and customer experience. He replaces Keith Jensen, who is retiring from MAPFRE, effective June 30, 2022.
“I am excited by the opportunity to lead MAPFRE’s exceptional Business Development organization,” Whiteley said. “With their talent and MAPFRE’s comprehensive, long-term growth strategy, we will strengthen our business by forging deeper agent partnerships and delivering greater customer value.”